20 credits at level HE6
This module will investigate the application of a range of perfromance practices, theories and techniques to the context of professional development. Primarily the course is aimed at students with perhaps a limited knowledge and experience of theatre study but with the desire and curiosity to explore a practice-based approach to teaching and learning.
The role of childhood play and playing in drama and performance
twentieth century theories relating to the purpose of drama in society
Practitioners who have contributed to a body of knowledge relating to modernist revisioning of the role of theatre in society: actor training and community performance - for example Stanislavski, Brecht , Barba, Boal.
The use of reflectiion in creative practice
Performance outside of the Theatre
14 x 3 hour sessions. practical workshop, short lectures and seminars. Contact time will be largely devoted to active participation in the exploration of performance practice with standard delivery of lecture based materials remaining short and supported via web-based media.
The assessment will comprise of a group project and of an indivdual reflective (b)log
when you have successfully completed this module you will:
to demonstrate that you have achieved the learning outcome you will:
|1.||be able to engage with theories of theatre/drama in the context of performance||Apply a knowledge of a variety of theories and practices to workshop activities and reflection|
|2.||understand the relevence of performance practice to professional development||evidence through practical and written work the relevence of performance study to professional development by means of reference to individual experience and reflection|
|3.||be able to work as a team member on collaboratively devised performance related projects||work cooperatively and creatively with class members on practical/performance related activities - leading ultimately to a group presentation/performance|
|4.||have an appreciation of the role of reflection in the creative process||show a developed awareness of how the process of creative uses of reflection impact upon the emergence of the reflective professional/practitioner by means of individual writng and reporting on the journey experienced through out the module|
|5.||demonstrate graduate-level skills in written communication,IT and in information retrieval/presentation||produce a clear, well-written and professionally produced and academically informed reflective (b)log - pertfolio of evidence|
|6.||be able to time- manage effeectively in the preparation of both individual and group assessments||Attend classes conscientiously, be well-prepared for group work and submit in a timely fashion all items of assessment|
Your achievement of the learning outcomes for this module will be tested as follows:
|Description||group performance/project - 20 - 30 minutes||reflective (b)log - portfolio of eveidence - 3,500 words|
There are no prerequisites for this module.
No restrictions apply.
Barba, Eugeno (2005) A Dictionary of Theatre Anthropology: the Second Art of the Performer, Routledge
Boal, Augusto (2004) The Aesthetics of the Opressed, Routledge
Babbage, Francis (2004) Augusto Boal, Routledge
Gomez-Pena,Guillermo; Pena, Elena (2005) Ethno-Techno: Writings on Perfomance, Activism and Pedagogy, Routledge
Lehmann, Hans-Thies (2006) Postdramatic Theatre, Routledge
Shepherd, Simon (2005) Theatre, Body and Pleasure. Routledge
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